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ERIC Number: EJ929341
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Apr
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0013-2004
Toward an Aristotelian Conception of Good Listening
Rice, Suzanne
Educational Theory, v61 n2 p141-153 Apr 2011
In this essay Suzanne Rice examines Aristotle's ideas about virtue, character, and education as elements in an Aristotelian conception of good listening. Rice begins by surveying of several different contexts in which listening typically occurs, using this information to introduce the argument that what should count as "good listening" must be determined in relation to the situation in which listening actually occurs. On this view, Rice concludes, there are no "essential" listening virtues, but rather ways of listening that may be regarded as virtuous in the context of particular concrete circumstances.
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Language: English
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